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20 Holiday Performances to See in Asheville, N.C.

Feel the holiday spirit rise with the curtain onstage in Asheville, N.C. These 20+ performances are your ticket to a holiday filled with song, laughter, and the Asheville area’s top-notch talent in theater, dance, and music. Dance Dancers help kick off the holiday season with performances of The Nutcracker . Take in Asheville Contemporary Dance Theatre’s sixth annual

2015 Gingerbread Adult Winner

PHOTOS: Winners of the 2015 National Gingerbread House Competition

See Sweet Creations on Display at The Omni Grove Park Inn Gingerbread artists of all ages and skillsets arrived in Asheville this week for the 23rd Annual National Gingerbread House Competition, hosted by The Omni Grove Park Inn. This year saw more than 160 entries, all of which were at least 75 percent gingerbread and entirely made of edible materials. Entries were judged on appearance,

7 Ways to Shop Asheville for the Holidays

7 Ways to Shop Asheville for the Holidays

The weekend's pop-up shops & special sales                This weekend, check out these seven holiday shopping events, and pick up a uniquely Asheville gift for those hard-to-buy-for people on your Christmas list: Shop & Dine West Asheville, featuring special deals and hours, a window decorating competition and a festive wrap-up party at Urban

Have a Jolly Holiday in Black Mountain, N.C.

Have a Jolly Holiday in Black Mountain, N.C.

Celebrate Christmas with small town charm Holiday decorations in Black Mountain. Photo by Josh Richard. This weekend the town of Black Mountain--located just 15 miles east of downtown Asheville--kicks off the holiday season with several family-friendly festivities and opportunities to celebrate all month long. On Friday, December 5th, local businesses will host the annual "Holly Jolly" evening

Photos: 2014 Gingerbread Competition Winners

Photos: 2014 Gingerbread Competition Winners

See 150+ entries on display at Omni Grove Park Inn Early last week, more than 150 sweet creations arrived at The Omni Grove Park Inn for the 22nd Annual National Gingerbread House Competition. These confectionery creations, which do not have to be a "house" but which are required to be 100% edible and at least 75% gingerbread, were judged by a panel of elite judges, including award-winning

Restaurants Open Christmas Day

  • December 12, 2007 by Kelby

Asheville makes a wonderful Christmas destination, and there are restaurants ranging from the casual to the upscale open for a delicious Christmas dinner feast. While it's nice to avoid the work of cooking Christmas meals, it isn't too fun to spend the evening wandering around in search of a restaurant that is open on this holiday. To save Asheville's Christmas visitors the trouble of hunting for

Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving

  • November 20, 2007 by Kelby

There are several restaurants open and serving Thanksgiving dinner, and they range from casual family eateries serving up classic southern cuisine to upscale AAA four-diamond restaurants. You don’t have to slave over a stove all day to have a delicious Thanksgiving dinner. See the list of Restaurants Open on Thanksgiving.

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